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When it comes to the reef it seems agriculture will never be green enough for some | Queensland Country Life



Last week, AgForce sent the executive director of the office of the Great Barrier Reef a seven-page submission filled with well-considered, scientifically-supported examples of why we and our members strongly oppose the “one-size fits all” approach to Agricultural Standards for the Great Barrier Reef.

The Draft Standards for new or expanded cropping are the latest sign that it doesn’t matter how much work agriculture does to improve its practices, to provide irrefutable evidence that, for example, run-off from properties is causing no harm to the reef, to sacrifice at significant personal cost for the greater good, because in the end, we will never be green enough for some.

To be considered someone who cares for the environment it seems…

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